NYRA announces growing list of Saratoga Season Perks participants

Season pass and season ticket plans currently on sale; holders to benefit from Saratoga Season Perks program

Saratoga Season Perks program includes guaranteed premium giveaways and discounts at restaurants, shops, concerts and sporting events 

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. today announced the increasing list of participants included in the Saratoga Season Perks program, which features exclusive offers for 2017 Saratoga Race Course season pass and season ticket plan holders.

Season pass and season ticket plan holders will receive a series of benefits through the program, including the guarantee of a Saratoga premium giveaway on the day of the promotion and special discounts on dining, shopping, concerts and regional sporting events.

A season pass provides fans with admission to 40 days of world-class thoroughbred racing at Saratoga Race Course, including the Grade 1 Travers and Grade 1 Whitney. The cost for a 2017 Grandstand season pass is $40; a Clubhouse season pass is $65. Season passes do not include reserved seating and are valid for one admission. Season passes may be purchased through NYRA AccountManager. Full-season plans, which include reserved seats for the full 40-day season, are also available for purchase online through NYRA AccountManager. 

This year’s Season Perks lineup currently features nearly 50 partners, including the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Live Nation concert series at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom, Pavilion Grand Hotel, Prime at Saratoga National, Druthers Brewing Company, Impressions of Saratoga, Northshire Bookstore, Siena Athletics and University at Albany Athletics. More than 40 members of the Saratoga Downtown Business Association (DBA) are offering year-round discounts through the program.

“Our Saratoga Season Perks program was very well received by our season ticket and season pass holders, as well as by the many local businesses who partnered with us when we expanded the value-added program last year,” said New York Racing Association Senior Vice President and Chief Experience Officer Lynn LaRocca. “We are excited to continue our partnership for the upcoming season with the Saratoga Downtown Business Association, and our other preferred partners. We look forward to again adding value to a season pass as a way to reward our most loyal fans with year-round savings while also celebrating the relationship between NYRA and the local community.”

Maddy Zanetti, president of the Saratoga Downtown Business Association, added: “We are excited to partner with NYRA again this year for the Saratoga Season Perks program. The program was tremendously well-received by our members, shoppers and guests last year, and we look forward to making it even better in 2017. We hope to be able to work with NYRA on more projects in the future to help market our downtown retailers, restaurants and professional service locations.”

Saratoga season pass and season plan holders will receive the following benefits:

  • A 10 percent savings on shopping, dining, tickets to concerts and sporting events when they present their season pass or season perks card at any participating member.
  • A 10 percent savings at most Saratoga Race Course concession stands, NYRA merchandise stores and Shake Shack on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and the Artist’s Village on Fridays. Discount does not apply to lottery, tobacco, alcohol, restaurant dining, group sales or Dunkin’ Donuts.
  • The discounts will be available with an activated season pass beginning June 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018.

For a complete list of Saratoga Season Perks participants, visit www.SaratogaSeasonPerks.com. Restrictions may apply; visit participating perks partners for details. Restrictions include the following:

  • 2017 Live Nation summer series at Saratoga Performing Arts Center
    • Discount available on lawn tickets or select lowest price reserved tickets for pavilion only shows (subject to availability). Available at SPAC Box Office only, not valid for purchase day of show.
  • Classical series performances at Saratoga Performing Arts Center
    • Discount available on full-priced amphitheater seats to performances on July 20; August 5; 10 and 12.
  • The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
    • Discount available on admission on Tuesdays only from July 21 through September 4; daily on all other dates.

All season perks partners will have on display a decal featuring the Saratoga Season Perks logo.

A season pass must be activated in order to receive Saratoga Season Perks discounts and incentives. Season pass holders are required to provide a photo in order to activate their season pass. Activation instructions, including information on how to upload a digital photo, are available at NYRA.com/Saratoga.

In addition to the discounts and special savings available to season ticket plan and season pass holders, the Saratoga Season Perks program also includes the guarantee of a premium Saratoga giveaway item on the day of the giveaway. Season pass or season ticket plan holders must be in attendance at Saratoga Race Course, enter through the designated season ticket and pass holder lines and redeem the giveaway by 3 p.m. Redemptions will begin when gates open to the general public.

Full-season ticket plans and season admission passes for the 2017 meet at historic Saratoga Race Course are currently on-sale. Full-season plans, which include reserved seats for the full 40-day season, are available for purchase online through NYRA Account Manager. Fans may utilize the Saratoga Virtual Venue seating map to digitally preview their seat location and sightlines before purchasing tickets. Full-season plans include 40 days of admission based on the cost of a season pass.

The summer racing season begins on Friday, July 21 and continues through Labor Day, Monday, September 4.

For more information about Saratoga Race Course, visit NYRA.com/saratoga.

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